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H04-1532. Postma, Abel (1870-1943). Papers, 1884-1944. 1.50 linear ft.

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Identifier: H04-1532
Abstract Abel Postma was born in Singapore, Michigan, on August 25, 1870. He was a general contractor in Holland for 45 years and specialized in commercial buildings. At the time of his death, "he built or remodeled from 85-90% of the Eighth Street business district" (Holland City News, June 24, 1943). He served as 5th ward alderman from 1927-1931. He also served on the Ottawa County Board of Supervisors from 1935 until his death. The collection contains the papers...
Dates: 1884 - 1944

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